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English definition of “hit the nail on the head”

hit the nail on the head

to describe exactly what is causing a situation or problem: I think Mick hit the nail on the head when he said that what's lacking in this company is a feeling of confidence.
(Definition of hit the nail on the head from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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